Browse Items (63 total)

1999_0004_i01.tif
Photograph of Beneficial Society of North Italy members.

1999_0244_i01.tif
Photograph of Edward Paraggio taken during his service in the American Army in World War II.

1999_0244_i03.tif
Photograph of Edward Paraggio as a balilla (Italian Fascist Boy Scout).

MSS_356_1998_0132_b001_f001_i02.tif
Photograph of Beneficial Society of North Italy Dedication Ceremony of building on November 2, 1947.

MSS_356_1998_0132_b001_f001_i03.jpg
Beneficial Society of North Italy Founders List. This list was placed in the cornerstone of the BSNI building upon its dedication in 1947. The list was removed from the cornerstone in 1998.

Paraggio_Ed_Childhood.mp3
Clip from oral history conducted with Ed Paraggio, This clip pertains to Paraggio's childhood in Italy before his immigration to America.

soldato.mp3
Clip taken from oral history conducted with Ed Paraggio. This clip relates to Paraggio's experience of becoming an American citizen after he was drafted to serve in World War II.

bsni.mp3
Clip taken from oral history conducted with Ed Paraggio. This clip pertains to the founding of the Beneficial Society of North Italy and its role in supporting North Italian immigrants living in Pittsburgh.

MSS_356_1998_0132_b001_f003_i01.jpg
Beneficial Society of North Italy members at the club's bar.

1999_0244_i02.tif
Ed Paraggio as a boy in Toppo, Italy.
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